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Hollywood. 1937. The Golden Age of Cinema. Six women, who come to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous, find themselves working as stand-ins to the glamorous stars of the era. They ... See full summary »

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Lillian 'Peg' Entwhistle
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Shirley-Greta Garbo's Stand-in
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Peggy (Mae West's Stand-in)
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Taffy-Rita Hayworth's Stand-in
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Irwin Reisner
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Hollywood. 1937. The Golden Age of Cinema. Six women, who come to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous, find themselves working as stand-ins to the glamorous stars of the era. They gather at their local watering hole for a birthday celebration where they share their hopes and dreams with the bartender Jack, the ringmaster of the "stand-in" circus. During the course of one evening, a new stand-in is introduced to the group, instigating a turn of events which will change their lives forever. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes The Brightest Stars Are The Ones You Never See

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Katherine Heigl's character was Katharine Hepburn's stand-in. Permission was not granted to use Hepburn's name, so references to Rita Hayworth were dubbed in post-production. See more »

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Rita Hayworth was not a star in 1937. It's unlikely she had a stand-in at that time. See more »

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Original, and great performances!
26 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie very well. The story is original, and becomes very intense. Sammi Davis and Daphne Zuniga made a very great performance. And Harvey Keith has well succeeds in putting to us in the environment of the 30s.

Daphne Zuniga as Shirley, (Greta Garbo stand-in) Sammi Davis as Jean Harlow stand-in Katherine Heigl as Taffy, (Rita Heyworth stand-in) Charlotte Chatton as Peg, (Mae West stand-in) Jordan Ladd as Monica, (Bette Davis stand-in) with also Missy Crider and Costas Mandylor.

I love this movie! Intense!

Great performance! ****


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